Posts tagged diet

3 Simple Steps to Healthy Eating: In Defense of Food

Michael Pollan is no stranger to food. He’s written several books on the subject and is best known for his criticism of modern-day agriculture. He believes that the industrial revolution has distorted our relationship with our food and where it comes from. In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto distills his approach to healthy eating into three simple steps: Eat food. Not too much. Mostly…

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Fabulous Uncovers: The Effects of Sugar on the Body

There are so many diet plans out there that advocate completely eliminating sugar from your diet, but you might be surprised to know that your brain actually needs sugar to function properly. Brain functions like thinking, memory, and learning are affected by glucose levels, and when you don’t get enough, those functions can become impaired. So yes, some sugar is actually good for you. Too…

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Fabulous Uncovers: Is Eating at Night Really Bad for You?

There are so many rules and restrictions surrounding food. From allowing yourself “cheat days” to cutting out gluten or carbs or fasting for certain hours of the day, to our least favorite rule: No eating at night! But what if you’re hungry at night? Sometimes you just need a bedtime snack! Is eating at night really that bad? And if so, why is it so…

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